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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 675 works in 3,896 publications in 15 languages and 93,367 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Animated films  War films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Interviewee, Artist, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

106 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

222 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself
Spider-man 2 by Jasmine Jones( Visual )

106 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

154 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

45 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges with their health, their courage and dedication to each other prove that while life isn't perfect, love can still be extraordinary in this powerfully moving film based on John Green's New York Times best-selling novel
Murder on the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

42 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone is a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apparent bank robbery turns into a hostage situation involving a high powered negotiator with her own agenda
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

107 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this controversial film is based on the true story of the case of three young civil rights workers (in real life they were named James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were brutally murdered in June of 1964. The chaotic aftermath was dubbed Mississippi Burning. This movie is told from the perspective of the FBI's operations to uncover evidence and bring the killers to justice. Anger over the real incident prompted the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Although the fim was nominated for six Oscars and won the award for Best Cinematography, it stirred a great deal of controversy when it was released. In the years since, it has come to be considered a classic
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

68 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA Agent Jack Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence when his mentor, Admiral James Greer becomes gravely ill. His first assignment is to investigate the murder of one of the president's friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese's THE AVIATOR is a lavish spectacle of a motion picture that harkens back to Hollywood's Golden Era in telling the story of Howard Hughes, one of 20th-century America's most pioneering and influential figures
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

42 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

112 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
John Wick by David Leitch( Visual )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Back in action-hero mode, Keanu Reeves joins forces with his 'Matrix' stunt double to deliver a slick and satisfying revenge thriller."--Variety
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

57 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film follows the young Kovic from a zealous teen who eagerly volunteers for the Vietnam War, to an embittered veteran paralyzed from the mid-chest down
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

95 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?"--Container
 
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The aviator
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Spider-man 2The English patientInside manMississippi burningClear and present dangerThe aviatorThe last temptation of ChristBorn on the Fourth of JulyAmerican psycho
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Dafoe, William J.

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe acteur américain

Willem Dafoe actor american

Willem Dafoe actor estadounidense

Willem Dafoe actor estatunidenc

Willem Dafoe aktor amerikan

Willem Dafoe aktor amerykański

Willem Dafoe American actor

Willem Dafoe americký herec

Willem Dafoe Amerikaans acteur

Willem Dafoe amerikai színész

Willem Dafoe amerikansk skådespelare

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense, naturalizzato italiano

Willem Dafoe pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Віллем Дефо американський актор

Дэфо Уиллем

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

Ուիլեմ Դեֆո

וילם דפו

וילם דפו שחקן אמריקאי

ويليم دافو

ويليم دافو ممثل أمريكي

ویلم دافو صداپیشه و بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلم دفو

विलेम डाफ़ो

উইলেম ডাফো মার্কিন অভিনেতা

วิลเลม เดโฟ

უილემ დეფო

윌럼 대포

ウィレム・デフォー

威廉·德福

威廉·德福, 1955-

威廉·達佛

威廉迪科

威廉達福

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